Episode 10: Impeachment, Insurrection and Insanity
In a special live-to-tape episode covering the day-to-day changes in Washington, Mike and Shannyn talk about the first President in history to be impeached twice, 20,000 troops on the ground in DC, Congressmembers aiding and abetting insurrectionists, and the right wing funders behind the operation. We welcome Lauren Windsor of American Family Voices to the show to talk about the funders of the modern conservative movement and the organizations they support. You can follow Lauren on Twitter at @lawindsor and hear her at theundercurrent.tv. Visit projectveritas.exposed to see her work on exposing right wing players and their deceit..
Episode 9: Do We Reconstruct the Nation?
At this time of great strife, Shannyn and Mike talk to Professor Melissa Harris-Perry about the treasonous insurrection at the US Capitol. We'll also cover developing stories, including Speaker Pelosi's demand the Cabinet invoke the 25th Amendment and the aftermath of Georgia elections... Finally, Melissa and Shannyn talk about their mutual love of... oh, just listen and you'll find out.
Episode 8: 20/20 Vision: Looking Back at This Crazy Year
Mike and Shannyn talk to two special guests today about changes over the past year and the damage Trump can still inflict on America with less than a month left in his term. Michelangelo Signorile joins us to talk about his end of year retrospective on Trump (Substack) and to talk about hope for the Biden administration when it comes to LGBT equality post-Trump. We chat with Florian Schulz (Instagram) about Trump's effort to turn open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration. We also talk with Florian about his work documenting wildlife and the environment throughout Alaska.
Episode 7: Trump, Osteen, and that Muslim guy…
Shannyn and Mike welcome Sirius XM's Dean Obeidallah to the show to talk about his interview with the President's niece Mary Trump and his experience as the first Muslim host of a coast-to-coast radio show. We touch on talk about the religious community's abuse of the Payroll Protection Program and how right-wing religious leaders have manipulated the masses. We also talk about GOPers bailing and the reputations they are trying to save. We'll talk about how democracy is on the edge and but for a few lucky events, the election truly could have been stolen.
Episode 6: When you thought Election Day had passed…
Over a month has passed since the election and Donald Trump still refuses to acknowledge his loss. While Trump is acting like a petulant child, the Georgia Senate races heat up. We talk to Brad Friedman, one of the nation's preeminent experts on election fraud. Brad breaks down all the talk about Dominion Voting, Diebold, and Republican efforts — wait for it — to subvert Democracy. We also chat about Biden's cabinet diversity and other news stories of the day. Find Brad at BradBlog, The BradCast, The Green News Report, and @TheBradBlog.
Episode 5: Georgia on My Mind
Join Mike and Shannyn as they talk about the upside down race for Senate in Georgia. With Republicans increasingly angry with US Sens. Kelley Loeffler David Perdue. We welcome Justin Horwitz of the Really American PAC to talk about their unique… and successful messaging. We also take a look at the transition and whether or not Trump will leave the White House when the law says he must.
Episode 4: A 'stolen' Senate race and the legal landscape
Deep breaths. It's now Election Day+9 and Trump has still not accepted the will of the American people. Join Mike and Shannyn in conversation with former Federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti ( Twitter) about the legal status of the presidential race. Investigative reporter and best-selling author Greg Palast (Web, Twitter) joins us to explain how fraud has changed the result of two elections… in the same state! We'll talk to Greg about The Purged: The Vanished Voters of Trump's America. Watch the film here:
Episode 3: Florida Redux?
It's Election Day+2 and predictions are looking good as Mike and Shannyn chat with Yahoo! News's chief investigative correspondent, Michael Isikoff. What does a post-Trump era look like look? Will Trump leave the White House? Will he attend Biden's inauguration? If you thought 2000 was close, fasten your seatbelt, it's going to be a bumpy road until the end of this election. With results coming in by the minute and vote totals swinging wildly, we'll take a look at the future under all the scenarios.
Episode 2, Mark Cuban: Trump as Political Chemotherapy
Episode 2, October 29, 2020: Listen to today's episode during which Shannyn and Mike give their latest take on progressive news and spend some time chatting with Shark Tank star and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban. We'll talk about the theft of a Supreme Court seat and what Roberts should do to save his Court. Mark, Shannyn and Mike chat about solutions to political problems of the day, the ways we conduct elections and why Mark holds a special place in the hearts of Alaska kids.
Episode 1: Carter vs. Trump
Join Mike Rogers and Shannyn Moore for the first episode of The Raw Story Podcast. The hosts will kick off with top stories of the week and new ways to look at them. In Correcting the Record, author Jonathan Alter talks about the legacy of President Jimmy Carter. Often misunderstood, many of Carter's accomplishments are unknown. We also talk to Daily Show creator Lizz Winstead from the road where she is engaged in the fight against those who make it their mission to ban abortion. We're warming up the microphones and creating a show we're proud of and one that you will enjoy. Shannyn and Mike will put the stories of the day in a new perspective. And where else will you find out how the price of chicken and how it is connected to the Purdue Pharma settlement?